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Patty Enrado | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
BURLINGTON, MA - In September 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicted that 48.3 million Americans would have diabetes by 2050. Last month, Silverlin... More
John Andrews | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS to reach their maximum potential, they must be implemented across enterprises and span the entire healthcare continuum from providers to payers to patients.... More
Bernie Monegain | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
RICHARDSON, TX - Inner-Wireless and Framingham, Mass.-based PanGo Networks have announced their merger. The companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal.... More
Bernie Monegain | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
DANVILLE, PA - Geisinger Health System opened its $21 million, three-story, 63,000 square-foot Center for Health Research last month. Geisinger is... More
Eric Wicklund | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
RICHMOND, VA - The Richmond Ambulance Authority has established a mandate that its ambulances must reach the scene of a rescue call within eight minutes - that's the optimal time for... More
Richard Pizzi | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
While pay-for-performance (P4P) and public quality-reporting programs may contribute to the improvement of healthcare quality, a recent study suggests that such programs might also decrease quality of... More
Jack Beaudoin | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
NEW YORK - Given the suspicion with which the industry has regarded computerized provider order entry implementations in recent years, you might expect hospitals to take a slow and steady... More
Bernie Monegain | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
You've heard the old adages: No pain, no gain. You reap what you sow. It's time to consider a new one. There's no ROI without the "I." OK, it may not be cat... More
Diana Manos | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
Despite all the current focus on interoperability of electronic health records, there is no doubt that personalized health records will become more than an afterthought as time goes on.... More
Diana Manos | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON - The American Health Information Community, an advisory panel to the Department of Health and Human Services, last month voted unanimously to recommend certification for personal hea... More
Diana Manos | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
CHICAGO - The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology has unanimously approved its 2007 criteria for ambulatory electronic health records.... More
Healthcare IT News Staff | April 11, 2007 | 12:00 AM
Contributed by Cathy Zatloukal, MobileAccess Networks Healthcare workers are the truest mobile workforce, moving from patient to patient, department to department and crisis to... More